Tag Archives: MQ-25 Stingray

Boeing Eyes MQ-25 Tanker Drone Prototype Flight Test Before Year’s End

Boeing has moved a test prototype of the MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based aerial refueling drone from the firm’s facility in St. Louis to a small regional airport in Illinois as the company prepares to begin flight testing later this year, Defense One reported Monday. Dave Bujold, program manager for the drone project at Boeing, said in an interview the prototype will serve as an early learning platform for the first U.S. Navy aircraft, which is expected to be operational in fiscal 2021.

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Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Business and Contract Portfolio Expansion Leadership

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena — for her leadership in expanding the company's portfolio of defense contracts and space platforms. This latest honor marks the third consecutive Wash100 Award for Caret.

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Boeing, Raytheon CEOs Talk Bid Strategies

Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of Boeing, has said the company invests money and effort to develop technology concepts with the goal to accelerate capability for customers when pursuing contracts, USNI News reported Thursday. Muilenburg told analysts Wednesday at a conference call projects to build the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aircraft …

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Leanne Caret: Boeing’s Competitive Bids Attributed to Decision-Making, Cost Reduction Efforts

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, has said cost-cutting measures and an accelerated decision-making process helped drive the company’s government contract proposals to be more competitive, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. “This is the year where the first results from all the steps we …

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Mark Cherry: Phantom Works Undergoes Reorg to Better Integrate With Boeing’s Defense Business

Mark Cherry, vice president of Boeing’s Phantom Works unit, has said he reorganized the contractor’s technology arm to further realign it with other areas of the firm’s defense business, Inside Defense reported Thursday. He told the publication that the reorganization effort resulted in the integration of Phantom Works’ personnel in key areas …

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Report: Boeing’s MQ-25 Tanker Drone Offering Undergoes Tests Ahead of Source Selection Decision

Boeing has already conducted several tests of its proposed unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based aerial refueling tanker drone program ahead of the service’s contract award decision, National Defense reported Friday. “We have already demonstrated a lot of the functionality… We have done almost everything short of …

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Boeing Gets FAA Registration Number for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Offering

Boeing has secured a registration number from the Federal Aviation Administration for its proposed unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone program, FlightGlobal reported Thursday. The company received Dec. 26 the FAA registration number N234MQ for its proposed “T1” drone prototype. Boeing previewed its demonstrator for the MQ-25 …

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